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on behalf of the residents of northern california and our entire state, we join president barack obama, secretary of state hillary rodham clinton, democratic leader nancy pelosi and expensive network of people in saluting ambassador chris stevens who will be remembered for his strong sense of dignity, his humility and his generous service to others. he will be truly missed by all who loved him and by all he served throughout the magnitude of his life's work. thank you for this honor. [applause] >>> members of christopher stevens family, ladies and gentlemen, let me first thank chris stevens' brothers and sisters for their warm and delightful insights into what he was really like. thank you so much. that was fantastic what you did for us. christopher stevens was obviously an extraordinary human being and contributor. every year at stanford we have a group of what we call national security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in
invasion along 12 miles of northern california beaches. thousands of squid washed up on the monterey shore stranded from aptos to watsonville. some of people tried to put them back in the water but the deep water creatures swam back to shore. a graduate student observing the bizarre phenomenon says the squid probably don't know where they are. >> they don't see the shore very often. so it might just be they don't understand what's going on around them and they are just trying to get away and don't realize that if they swim towards the shore, they're going to run out of water eventually. >> researchers think the juvenile squid may have eaten toxic algae causing them to be disoriented and swim on the beach. also, el nino weather patterns may have drawn them to cooler waters of northern california. >> 6:06. hope you enjoyed the last couple of days because the weather is achangin'. >> that's what lawrence says. >>> chance of rainfall returning even snow on our local mountains tomorrow. mostly clear skies right now and chilly temperatures although we are seeing some fog in some of the north bay
on the beach. also, el nino weather patterns may have drawn them to the cooler waters of northern california. >>> negotiations in the crabbers strike will get going again this afternoon the it's been six days since the boats went out and dungeness crab is mighty hard to find in stores and restaurants around the bay area. crabbers are upset over wholesalers' attempts to lower prices and in a related development, oregon is now delaying the opening of its crab season until december 30. that should give bay area crabbers perhaps a little more leverage to get a deal done. >>> time now 5:10. it's a glass ceiling women are shattering. how ladies are winning the race to the sentry mark. >> fierce time thousands plan to pro necessary michigan against a right to work bill. hour president obama is weighing in. >> even santa needs help sometimes. how one basketball star is bringing joy to some needy children. ,, ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family de
believe that they may have drawn them to the cooler waters of northern california. this is the third stranding in six weeks. >> it is really an exploratory time for us as we are learning more about what causes these strandings, whether or not we should be worried about them. >> cbs 5. >> and on the weather, ladies and gentlemen, we have a warm day in the bay area today. warmer than average by a long shot as we are about 10 degrees where we usually are at this time of the year. take a look at the numbers around the bay area as first, take a look at this. the high tides are due this week in the bay because we are closer to the sun now than we are at any other time of the year a. little weird if you think about it. i mean it is winter, nevertheless, we're closer to the sun. as a result, the highs will be up the next couple of days as you'll see the warnings off the off ramps as the tides come up. 47 degrees at concord right now. sfo at 54 and san jose at 53 degrees. the high temperatures today, scaling the heights as well with a record high in oakland, only keeping records there for bel
. >> a meeting is underway that could put an end to the strike stopping crab fishing off northern california for six days. the meeting taking place in fifsherman's wharf. crab fishermen discussing options after phone meetings with boat owners as far as washington state. crabbers getting $3 a bound when the season opened. >> san francisco is moving closer to labeling apartment complexes as smoking or nonsmoking. the land use took up a proposal making land lords tell perspective tenants whether smoking is available or not in units. >> also, we'll protect seniors children and families and people with asthma from having secondhand smoke seep from someone else's room foo their room.l]l÷ we feel this will create more smoke-free buildings and units it has support from san francisco apartment association. buildings with 50 or fewer units would have 12 months to december nate as either smoking or nonsmoking. >> today could turn out to be a historic day for fed yech yechl -- fed-ex. it plans to move 19 million packages today alone. the company expects to deliver 280 million packages between thanksgiv
of northern california and the bay area, ambassador stevens tragically lost his life in the greatest service to his country. selflessly and courageously representing american values in a foreign nation he knew intimately and cared for deeply. in his diplomatic capacity, ambassador stevens brought a profound and prolific knowledge of arab world and middle east to
. >> hello, i work for wells fargo bank. i cover the northern california region. i usually focus on about $350 -- $350,000 of sbe loans. last year, for 2010, i did 43 loans. so we are lending. i usually focus on six different types of loans. start-ups, business acquisitions, real estate purchases with ti's, working capital, a partner buyouts, business expansion. when i am looking at a potential loan, i use the standard five c's of credit. the first one is character. what we are looking for is a minimum score around 640. we would like to say no recent bankruptcy foreclosures, bankruptcies, tax liens. if we see a loan that has been modified, we would like to see a reason it was modified, what ever reason it may be. it cannot be, i did not want to pay that payment any more. the second c, conditions. basically, how precise will the money be used? we are looking at a business plan. when you look at a business plan, that is just a start up. we are looking to see where there will be the need for lending. if you are an existing business, we want to see the money that we give you goes to the growt
12 miles of northern california beaches is puzzling marine biologists. thousands of squid washed up during high tide yesterday along miles of the monterey bay shore. the humboldt squid stranded themselves from aptos to watsonville. some people tried to put them back in the bay but the deep water creatures swam back to shore. a graduate student observing it said this could probably -- said the squid probably don't know where they are. >> they don't see the shore very often so it might be they don't understand what's going on around them and they are trying to get away and don't realize if they swim towards the shore, they are going to run out of water eventually. >> researchers say that mass strandings are common when squid invade a new area, although seagulls and other critters are likely to gorgeous on the carcasses. scientists warn people not to touch or eat the squid as they may contain toxins. >>> if they were old enough, they would be booked into jail and charged with a measure 11 robbery 1 which would land them 90 months in prison. >> an unbelievable crime by a par of even mor
for a bay area college student, and te northern california family t saved his life. cbs-5 reporter mike sugerman show: they were brought together s ago by tragedy. and reunited today, by hope: track 1 this is a story abot two young men shared a lot.n takes his "fisca >>> rose parade in pasadena will be a bittersweet moment for a bay area college student and the northern california family that saved his life. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman has more >> unfortunately the same day they were told they would die. >> doctors had only given me days, like 48 hours. >> alfonso garcia was only 15 when he was told his liver had failed but he is still here to talk about it. >> he was an amazing, an amazing young man. >> 22-year-old george beckert did die that day. a routine sinus infection crept into his brain. alfonso is alive -- alive today because george isn't. george's mom will never get over the death of her son. because his liver was transplanted into alfonso and because alfonso is doing so well today, it hurts a little less. >> it has breathed new light into a place that was very dark that i co
on the increase in the northern parts of california. and for us we are going to have to wait a little while for the storm system. we'll see increasing clouds clout the day, patchy fog at the coast. storm clouds this evening and later tonight, rain becoming more likely around 11:00 or so and looks like around the bay area for tomorrow morning's commute. looks like back to wet weather in the bay area but not for the better part of the day, should stay dry. 64 dry in san jose. 57 cool in pacifica. 60 hayward. east bay temperatures up in the 50s and 60s this afternoon. and inside the bay you will see those temperatures in the 50s and 60s. clouds on the increase and rain developing into the evening hours in the north bay and across the rest of the bay area overnight tonight into tomorrow. showers going to be cold showers tomorrow morning and then that will break off dry weather on thursday, maybe some more showers on friday. then just about every other day now looks like a storm approaches the bay area. none of these is very big but cold, elizabeth. >> this is two weeks in a row that we have had
see that it is moving towards the northern california. there is rain in store by wednesday morning. wednesday night, the north bay and delta will stay clear. temperatures will be chilly. as we go for the increasing clouds as we see the rain approaching for tomorrow night to. if timing it out >>pam: ahead at eight. protestors crowd san francisco city hall. demanding congress take action the looming fiscal cliff. >> holiday shipping kicking into high gear. the important dates you need to know. to make sure your gifts arrive on time. and the controversy surrounding the lunch program at school district in the north bay. >>pam: president barack obama says, he quote - "won't compromise" on his demands that the wealthiest americans pay more in taxes. that, as the fiscal cliff is three weeks away. today, the president made the case for his proposal. to workers at a detroit auto plant. meanwhile, republicans are standing by a proposal that does not include an increase in rates. if no deal is reached, the nation could see a major increase in taxes, and severe spending cuts. meantime, dozens
. >> strike that has paralyze crab fishing off northern california will enter seventh day tomorrow. negotiations to end the dispute over pricing broke off this evening at fisherman wharf without an agreement crab boat owners held several meetings today to discuss oceans. crabber were getting 3 dollars a pound when the season opened before thanksgiving but fish broker want to cut the price saying the demand for cb dropped. negotiationss to end the dispute will resume tomorrow afternoon. we'll see what happens. >>> well oakland wants to fill the new job center but some say the plan to pay for it is a sell out for the community. that's because the money would come from revenue generated by new billboards near the bay bridge toll plaza. story tonightm 7 news reporter laura anthony. >> one person polite another crucial funding source. that's the gist of the controversy over how to pay for new job in career resource center in west oakland. proposed deal between the city and oakland army base developer would fund the center with proceeds from 5 new bright and shiny billboard along t
. >>> a mysterious invasion along 12 miles of northern california beaches. thousands of squid washed up during high tide yesterday on miles of the monterey bayshore. researchers think they may have eaten toxic algae disorienting them e. >>> patchy fog in the bay area. low clouds and fog at the beaches. ocean beach very cloudy right now. it looks like though as we head through the day we'll see a few more passing clouds but those will be some storm clouds. to the north you can see the cold front beginning to make its way toward northern california. those will be moving in a little bit later on today and overnight expecting the rain to start until the north bay and then spread to the south. molesly dry day, though. highs in the 50s and 60s. next couple of days, back to showers. maybe snow across our mountain peaks, as well. chance of showers on friday. maybe some more rain on sunday. we're going to check your "timesaver traffic" coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. we're still watching a traffic alert in the east bay. if you are heading towards the caldecott tunnel, this is going from oakla
conditions for the overnight out-of-state and it will also start to sag into northern california. rainfall for tomorrow night. here's a look at futurecast. mostly clear conditions for the 8:00 hour on thursday. by 10:00 rules are round we will start to see rainfall approaching the north bay. even heavy near santa rosa, petaluma, and coping south of the golden gate by midnight. to the delta, moving south. and even by 2:00 hour along the south bay it is quick moving end lingering showers by wednesday morning. and late thursday. as for tomorrows temperatures? chilly. 67 in santa rosa, the fog in those locations in the same among the delta and possibly for the in the valleys. for the areas near the south bay, low 60s. but a bit cooler through the inland valleys. and along the east bay shore. clouds are expected to increase. we are seeing 50s. 56 degrees in napa. a quick look at your extended forecast with rainfall. and i tend and a lingering for wednesday morning spotty showers. thursday, friday, a bit of a dry out but the report turns for the weekend. gabe slate tech report here is a look at
of it will fall in the overnight hours. later tonight you can see northern california. we will pick up light rain for the north bay. there rain snow mixed for the tahoe area. the showers will continue to spread overnight and we could contend with a wet road ways as we wake up wednesday morning. we have a winter weather advisory in effect for the northern sierra. you will need to bring your chains for highway 50 and interstate 80. snow levels will be slow. accumulate between four and 8 in. around 4,500 ft.. the winter weather advisory expires 10:00 p.m. tomorrow. >> here is a look at your afternoon highs a lot cooler convicted yesterday. 57 for richmond and san francisco. 63 and pleasanton. clause 64 vallejo and cochrane an increase in cloud cover. 59 expected in napa. shows wet weather is here to stay. the next system we are tracking we do keep potential for showers friday and heavier rain saturday night into sunday. we will continue with cool conditions your afternoon highs region the mid-50s. >> or on your forecast coming up shortly the traffic center is quiet. here at the approach to the bay b
, a stalemate goes on between northern california fishermen and crabbers. later, they will decide whether to accept a $2 fee for the crab. the crabbers want $3. >>> a strike began last wednesday after fish broker made an attempt to -- brokers made an attempt to drop the price of fresh crab. >>> happening now, thousands of protesters are marching on the state capitol in lancing, michigan ahead of a controversial bill that could weaken the power of unions. [chanting] >> this is new video of the protesters this morning. the bill would make it voluntary for workers to join unions. they could not be forced to pay dues even though the union would still bargain on their behalf. >> you will have people that will be working right alongside you that will not have to pay union dues if you pay union dues but will still be able to get all of the benefits from being a union member. >> shouldn't people have the opportunity to say if they want to belong or not? and i think this could be good for economic development. >> democrats oppose the measure but republicans have a majority in the state legislature
-mom, the friend. >>reporter: family fries in southern california where rivera lived still trying to comprehend the superstar sudden death. singer jet crashed in northern mexico following a concert killing 7 people including rivera. >> we are like in denial. many keep news prayer. there are no words. >>reporter: soulful singer seemed to have a special bond with latino followers. battled poverty, divorce other hardship to achieve success. >> she has been through so many up and down and she got through it. yes. so i do admire her. as a woman. >>reporter: social network site twitter and facebook are exploding with condolences. rivera death has many others searching the internet to find out more about the talented artist killed at the height of her career. >> huge loss of a human being. more than just music. >>reporter: many fans knew of her personal challenge because of her reality tv show i love jenni where she interactd with her family and toured the united states and mexico. in san jose, abc 7 news. >> many coming up next. woman who survived 6 frigid days in the sierra. tonight you
to cost the taxpayers in northern wisconsin to subsidize california's high had high-speed rail? >> well, the investments across america amount to a little over $10 billion so far. that's federal so far. >> right. >> and obviously, states are putting in their own money. california's doing that. as i said, a high-speed rail in california over the next ten years. >> do you believe -- >> and cost is, currently, $69 billion -- even though you're a young man on your birthday here, you've been around a while. you've seen how this inflationary trend can go. do you have any guess what the real number is? >> i don't. >> it's likely to go up, won't you agree with that? >> well, i'll let that be your -- [laughter] >> okay. having watched how much time often transpires from the beginning to the end of these, i think it's a reasonable expectation. i want to go to a broader or question now -- a broader question now, because i do believe that there's friction that's put in our economy as a result of lack of investment in transportation here in the u.s. i think that's clear. and if we want to be a globa
, the artist, mom and friend. >> family and friends in southern california are still trying to comprehend the super star's sudden death. the singer's jet crashed in northern mexico following a concert killing seven people, including rir rivera. >> just keep news prayer. there are no words. >> the soulful singer seem to have had a special bond with followers, battling poverty, divorce and other hardships to achieve success. >> she has been through so many ups and downs. she got through it. yes. so yes. i do admire her as a woman. >> social network sites are exploding with condolences. rivera's death has many others searching the internet to find out more about this talented artist killed at the heighth of her career. >> this is a human person, a human being. >> many fans knew of rivera's personal challenge because of her reality tv show, i love jenni. she toured the united states and mexico. in san jose, abc 7 news. >> real talent, thank you very much. >> still to come here tonight on abc 7 news, a bay bridge face lift that could affect that is what may northbound store. >> up to speed on
-mom, the friend. >>reporter: family friends in southern california where rivera lived still trying to comprehend the superstar sudden death. singer jet crashed in northern mexico following a concert killing 7 people including rivera. >> we are like in denial. many keep news prayer. there are no words. >>reporter: soulful singer seemed to have a special bond with latino followers. battled poverty, divorce other hardship to achieve success. >> she has been through so many up and down and she got through it. yes. so i do admire her. as a woman. >>reporter: social network site twitter and facebook are exploding with condolences. rivera death has many others searching the internet to find out more about the talented artist killed at the height of her career. >> huge loss of a human being. more than just music. >>reporter: many fans knew of her personal challenge because of her reality tv show i love jenni where she interactd with her family and toured the united states and mexico. in san jose, abc 7 news. >> many coming up next. woman who survived 6 frigid days in the sierra. tonight you
in the upper midwest and parts of the south. in the northern plains, residents are digging out after a record snowstorm. >> we just moved to the area a few months ago from southern california. so, it's a bit of a shock. >> reporter: this morning, most of minnesota is buried in white, after the state got its monthly snowfall total in one day. in minneapolis/st. paul cars were a heavy casualty. some were buried. others like these found along emergency routes were towed. >> we were going to move our car in the morning. and it was gone. >> reporter: the snow made driving conditions miserable. state police reported hundreds of car crashes. across wisconsin, plows were out in heavy force. but the season's first snowfall was a welcome sight. >> it's definitely got everybody excited. >> reporter: winter was mild last year in parts of the midwest. so, businesses like towing companies and hardware stores gladly went to work. >> nice to see some snow. nice to see winter here. gets business back. >> reporter: across the south, a different weather threat. severe storms spawned tornadoes. officials confirm
in a plane crash in northern mexico yesterday. and ntsb are sending a team there to find out the cause of the crash. now the california born singer from long beach, california, also mother of five. was known for speaking frankly with the public about her personal struggles. she sold estimated 15 million records worldwide. she was 43 years old. the other person is a navy seal. 28-year-old petty officer first class nicolas check from pennsylvania. member of seal team six and killed over the weekend? the rescue mission in afghanistan. which successly freed an american doctor who had been kidnapped by the taliban. godspeed to them both. >> bob: absolutely. >> kimberly: bob? >> bob: well didn't cover it on five five, which surprises me -- on "the five" which surprises me. a report was out we covered 40,000 -- we created 140,000 new jobs. the obama recovery is roaring and we are going have a great couple three years. >> dana: how many people left the workforce >> bob: i have no idea. >> dana: why does it matter? that's why the unemployment rate went down. >> bob: you are all so pessimistic b
back to "california country." >> woodland, california, has a history as one of the largest and most important agricultural centers in the northern part of the state. and there's a place on the edge of town that reflects much of that history. in two huge buildings near interstate 5, you'll find the fred. heidrick antique ag collection, the world's largest and most unique collection of one-of-a-kind antique agricultural equipment, and the hays antique truck museum, also recognized as the largest of its kind in the world. but this is much more than old trucks and farm implements. at the center, much history is shared through interactive exhibits, entertaining events, and stories told by people like lonnie wunder. >> fred heidrick was a major farmer in the area. he farmed over 30,000 acres at one time. and he ended up collecting farm equipment all of his life. >> and quite honestly, when you get to be a successful farmer, you can go out, and you can talk to other guys, and most of these guys like to talk about the old days. and so he'd look over there, and he'd say, "ok, joe, "what are
on the nomination of john e.dowell for the northern district of oklahoma and jesus g.bernal of california at about 4:30 today. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from utah. mr. hatch: mr. president, some things never change in the united states senate. for more than 200 years, our practice of extended debate has been the single most defining characteristic of the senate. for more than 200 years, extended debate has annoyed the majority and empowered the minority, whoever is in the majority or minority. what has changed, however, is that the majority today threatens not only to change senate rules and practice in order to cripple this tradition and consolidate power but to use unprecedented tactics to do it. i urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to come together and preserve the fundamental integrity of this body, even if we may disagree about some of the political issues. i want to explain to my colleagues why neither the ends nor the means that the majority has been discussing are legitimate. first, there is no debate crisis here on the senate floor, none whatsoe
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